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Oceanfront 4BR Duplex. Full Ocean & Marsh views. Great Rates

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

4 BR/ 3BA Duplex with. Sofa bed. Sleeps 11. 2

Enjoy the unique experience of Pelican Point. Gorgeous sunrises & sunsets can be enjoyed from 31B due to it's location. Harbor Island is a gated community with well kept grounds and a 3 mile firm sandy beach. This Pelican Point Villa is perfect for a quiet get-away or a family gathering. The four bedroom, three full bath, house sleeps 10-11, in 1 king, 2 queen, 4 twins and a pullout single-bed sofa. It has a fully appointed kitchen and laundry room with washer and dryer. Amenities include: Air Conditioning, New 42in Flat Screen Cable TV, blu ray player,Internet with WiFi Connection, Televisions in 2 bedrooms, Cooking Utensils, Linens provided, Gas Grill under the house. There is parking for 2 cars under the house and three in the driveway. (Bicycles are for rent at the Beach Club). Several boardwalks cross the sand dunes (4 minute walk) and lead to an uncrowded beach, perfect for relaxing. Harbor Island is next to Hunting Island, with its State Park and lighthouse, and within a 20 minute drive to historic Beaufort and Parris Island. Charleston and Savannah (about 1 1/2 hours away) are close enough for day trips. Beaufort is a pre-Civil War town with antique shops and boutiques. Activities on the island include - ocean & pool swimming, beach walking, wildlife viewing, biking, tennis, fishing & crabbing also putting & chipping and a volleyball court. A play area is available, which can also be used for functions. Sea turtle nests are found on the beaches, and are protected by the residents. A beach & racquet club facility comprises - Clubhouse including Fitness Room, large swimming pool with deck area, kids pool & play area. Close by activities include: Pier fishing, kayaking, shopping in Frogmore and Beaufort, Horse drawn carriage, car and walking tours of Beaufort. Tours of the ACE Basin and Inland Waterway can be arranged in Beaufort. Golfing at Parris Island, Fripp Island and 2 others close to Beaufort. Fresh Fish (Gay Fish Co.) is just across the Harbor River Bridge. Be sure to try a Shrimp Burger at the Shrimp Shack just across from Gay Fish Co. The Johnson Creek Tavern, a good family restaurant, is 5 minutes away to your left just outside the Harbor Island gate.

Rick Rubel
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 24, 2018

About Rick Rubel

This property is owned by 3 members of one family in Spartanburg SC. plus a doctor friend & another friend from Ohio. We all use the house throughout the year, the remaining weeks are available for rent. We have enjoyed going to Harbor Island for 27 years.

Rick Rubel purchased this house in 1987

Why Rick Rubel chose Saint Helena Island

The house is located such that we have a wide ocean view together with an unrestricted view of the marsh. The house was purchased after reviewing plans for the new Pelican Point area, when the island was being developed.

What makes this house unique

We chose the location with the best views of ocean & marsh, also it is easy to walk to the beach and the Beach & Racquet Club with it's facilities.


Saint Helena Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Resort ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Downstairs. Near #2 bedroom & kitchen
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , In between upstairs bedrooms
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , En Suite
  • 3
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Downstairs . Marshside. 2 Twin Beds.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Upstairs. Oceanside. 1 Queen
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 in living room
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , Upstairs. Marsh side
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Downstairs. Ocean View. .
  • Pack & Play set is available
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
No Pets


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Oceanfront 4BR Duplex. Full Ocean & Marsh views. Great Rates
average rating of 4.3 based on 10 reviews

Great House! Would stay there again!

  • 4 of 5

Just got home from Harbor Island, 31B Pelican Point! We all loved the house....everyone from our 5 month old granddaughter to the older grands, son, daughter and in-laws to the slightly older grandparents!! The house had almost everything we needed for a perfect week at the beach! The bedrooms were spacious, and had plenty of closet space......the kitchen was very well stocked with glasses, dishes and pots and pans.......The views from the back of the house are spectacular! Beautiful sunrises reflecting on the ocean! Our beach access was damaged from the hurricane, so we had a bit of a walk (not too bad) to get to the beach, but hey......I contribute part of that to LOSING weight on vacation! LOL! My only complaint was the mosquitoes........they were bring plenty of insect repellent! Patricia was wonderful to work with! I highly recommend this house, and would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review & glad you had a great time. We have not visited since the hurricane, so we have not seen the damage to the beach access, I guess you cannot have it both ways, the sand dunes in the 220yds distance to the beach helps protect the house from storms. but obviously can suffer during a storm. It is a pity mosquitos were bad at that time but did not seem to have had too much effect on your vacation. Frankly we have never been bothered much by them. Thanking you again. Regards Patricia Rubel
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Amazing views

  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay. The owners are very pleasant. There are amazing views, easy access to ocean and just an incredible island.

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful and Relaxing Vacation

  • 4 of 5

My family of three generations had a wonderful stay. We arrived on Easter and had a goody bag waiting for us which was very thoughtful. The owners are great to work with and even called after we arrived to make sure we were settled in. The home had everything we needed and was very clean. The boardwalk in front of the house had been repaired which made for an easy walk to the beach (about 200 yards). The ocean in this area tends to be pretty calm and the waves are small, so you won’t hear ocean waves crashing. At least we didn’t while we were there. The views are great from both sides of the house. We were able to take some wonderful family photos and some great pictures of wildlife (lots of different kinds of birds). There is no TV in the master bedroom and the TV’s in the other rooms could be updated, but everything else was great. If you are looking for a relaxing vacation this would be a great place to stay. If your family likes crowds and lots of activities and places to go, this may not be the place for you. The Harbor Island / Hunting Island area is a hidden gem...a place to get away from it all. Thank you again to the owners for sharing your home with us.

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Dated...but rental price is hard to beat.

  • 3 of 5

Pelican Point nice location to both the beach and the pool area. Our needs were adequately met. Nice stocked kitchen with big pots and pans. Cooked our own food only ate out one night at the "Dockside" Restaurant in Beaufort. Our 4 grand-kids (2 sets of twins) the girls age 7 and the boys age 3 loved the communal pool. The boys had great fun in the pool just their size only 1 1/2' deep!

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are very pleased you all enjoyed the vacation. & glad to hear you were able to cook all the meals you needed. with adequate facilities. We are gradually improving the facilities after we were hit hard by the hurricanes just over a year ago. As you say, the rental price is hard to beat. Thanking you again. Patricia Rubel.
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Very nice duplex, roomy and well kept, love the two porches and nice beach views.

  • 5 of 5

We loved Harbor Island and this house. Very nice place for a family vacation. Well eqiuped!

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your excellent review, We had a lot of damage due to the hurricane, but have renewed and rehabilitated a lot of features in the house.. We intend to keep it in the best condition we can. & still have some improvements we intend to make. You are correct in saying that the views from the porches are very good, & we think we probably have the best all around view at Pelican Point. Thanks & Regards. Patricia Rubel
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Wonderful family vacation

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at pelican point. The beach wasn't crowded at all and just a short walk from the house. The house was very spacious and accommodating. The pool is very nice and also has a playground right next to it. Overall we had a great time!

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are very pleased that you liked the house, it's close location to the ocean & the many amenities in the area, but it is also possible to have a quiet vacation if you so desire. We had a lot of roof & internal damage from the hurricanes & have done much renovating. We are very pleased everything went well & you all had a great vacation. The locals here say "come & see us."--please do. Thanking you. Patricia Rubel
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Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Johnson Creek Tavern
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Fripp Island 2 courses. Beaufort 3 courses
Nearest Motorway
26 Miles
I 95,
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Shrimp Shack. & johnson Creek Tavern
Car: necessary

Island has a 3 mile beach & a lot of marshland. Beaufort (20 min). Charleston & Savannah (each 90 min) are early settled pre Civil War cities with carriage & guided tours .Deep sea fishing is also available. Nearby island-Hunting- has a State Park & lighthouse. Modern Hilton Head is also 90 min distant.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Gate fee per week $69.5
Cleaning fee $150

Check in 4.00pm. Check out 10.00am on Saturdays.
Contact Owner at 864 579 1954 for more information.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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